Adam Bjaranson Biography
Adam Bjaranson is an American Emmy award-winning sports director, reporter, and anchor working for KOIN 6 Portland, Oregon. He joined the station in May 2017. Previously he worked as the Television Studio Host for the Portland Trail Blazers.
Adam Bjaranson Education
After graduating from high school and earning his high school Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined Portland State University in September 1991 to pursue his career course. In June 1995, he earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Speech Communication and Broadcast Journalism. In addition to his educational credentials, he joined San Francisco State University, College of Extended Learning, and majored in Sports Broadcasting in 1995 to further his education and graduated in 1997.
Adam Bjaranson Career
Bjaranson is an Emmy award-winning sports director and anchor at KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon. He has over 15 years of experience in news and sports including online mediums, radio, and television. Bjaranson is skilled in anchoring, reporting, and producing from the studio and field. He is an effective storyteller with a strong track record for developing relationships, from high school athletes to high-level executives.
In addition to that, he has a proven ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, lead and work as part of a team. He has superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Bjaranson is very personable, and sociable, and communicates easily with a broad range of personalities.
He has covered sports in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining the KOIN 6 sports team, he worked as the Television Studio Host for the Portland Trail Blazers. He held that role from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that, he worked for both KPTV (FOX) and KGW (NBC) in Portland, Oregon. During his working time there, he anchored and reported sports.
He got the first taste of his job interning with the Golden State Warriors radio network, NBA from 1995 to 1996. From there, he headed to Coos Bay, Oregon in 1997 and landed his first television job. After working there for some time, he joined KVEW-TV (ABC) sports team in Kennewick, Washington. During his time there, he served as a sports anchor for four years. In addition to that, he worked with NorthWest Cable News as a Sports Reporter for 5 years and 11 months from December 2004 to October 2010·
Adam Bjaranson Age
Bjaranson is 53 years old as of 2023. He was born on March 25, 1970, in Oakland, United States. Bjaranson celebrates his birthday on the 25th of March every year.
Adam Bjaranson Height
Bjaranson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Adam Bjaranson Family
Bjaranson was born in Oakland and raised in Oregon. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Adam Bjaranson Wife
Bjaranson is married to his better half but he has not shared her name with the public. He is a proud father of three children. Bjaranson resides in Tigard with his wife and three kids. During his leisure time, he likes spending quality time with his family.
Adam Bjaranson Net Worth
Bjaranson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a sports director, reporter, and anchor.
Adam Bjaranson Salary
Bjaranson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Adam Bjaranson KOIN 6
Bjaranson works at KOIN 6 where he works alongside other famous KOIN 6 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Jeff Gianola
- Elizabeth Dinh
- Ken Boddie
- Jenny Hansson
- Emily Burris
- Wayne Havrelly
- Natasha Stenbock
- Kelley Bayern
- Josh Cozart
- Mary Loos
- Steve Pierce
- Brenna Greene
- Jamie Hudson
Adam Bjaranson’s Awards
He has won numerous awards for broadcasting excellence, including an Emmy with Trail Blazers Broadcasting in 2014, being named the Oregon Association of Broadcasters “Television Sports Announcer of the Year” in 2008, as well as the Associated Press Award for “Best Sportscast.”
Adam Bjaranson Charity
He likes being active and involved in community work. Bjaranson works with multiple charities including the NW Autism Foundation, Providence Seaside Hospital, Seaside Kids, Inc., the Cole Parker Randall Foundation, and also Caddies 4 Cure. In addition to that, he has a full-time job serving as a Sales Executive with Lawyers Title of Oregon.